This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember Me Forgot password? Click here to resetNew User? Click here to register Post navigation Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 – Sections 166 and 168 – Death in Motor Accident – Enhancement of Compensation – Income tax return is a statutory document on which reliance may be placed to determine the annual income of the deceased What may constitute an accident but it would not qualify as “accidental means”. (a) a fatal heart attack while dancing would be called “accidental” but would fail to attract insurance cover as not due to “accidental means”; (b) heart attack suffered as a result of over-exertion on being chased by a ferocious dog the death might attract the insurance cover as it was caused by “accidental means” – Insurance company is not liable – Appeal allowed.